The 2016 Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers Guild, Inc.

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The 2016 Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers Guild, Inc.

Silver River Center for Chair Caning is very excited to host the 9th Annual Gathering of The SeatWeavers Guild here in Asheville, NC at the Folk Art Center Auditorium. Click here for more information.

UK Chair Caning Tour, Part 1: Liverpool to Chatsworth House

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UK Chair Caning Tour, Part 1: Liverpool to Chatsworth House

Part 1 of 5: Liverpool to Chatsworth House: in which I have fortuitous experiences with a fox, red squirrels, and driving on the left to a stately country home featuring a chair exhibit. I set up a google alert for chairs after our Extreme Chair Nerd Weekend in Winston-Salem and struck gold at the beginning of last […]

Welcome to the UK Chair Caning Tour of 2015

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Welcome to the UK Chair Caning Tour of 2015

I turned 40 in October of 2015 and daydreamed of an island adventure. Although I imagined it more tropical at the outset, the result was THE MOST. AMAZING. AND NERDY. ADVENTURE a chair nerd could ever dream of. The UK Chair Caning Tour was so packed with chair nerdery that it must be divided into […]

Midwest Chair Caning Tour 2015

Midwest Chair Caning Tour 2015

The Chair Nerds are back on another adventure to the great state of Indiana! The SeatWeavers Guild Annual Gathering was hosted by Veep David Dick at Brown County State Park. Dave and I took a detour at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village in Kentucky and stayed in Louisville on the way there and back.  Here is our […]

2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour, conclusion

2014 Appalachian Chair Caning Tour, conclusion

My first SeatWeavers Guild Annual Gathering was like having a little too much to drink at a party.  You meet tons of people, talk about your shared passions, become instant best friends with at least 5 people, but don’t really remember much except that is was the best time ever! Each paragraph of the Appalachian Chair […]